Monday, November 12, 2018
Basketball began at Leopard Arena with the De Queen junior girls taking two games from mismatched Murfreesboro Nov. 5.
The first basketball action of the season at Horatio was an all boys affair with the Lions taking on Spring Hill.
The Paul Dean era for Lady Leopard basketball began with a lot of offense. De Queen scored 139 points in two games in the annual season opening Lady Leopard Classic.
Friday, November 09, 2018
It was an old time defensive struggle with only one scoring play in the game. Unfortunately for Horatio, that play was made by Fouke. The Lions suffered a season ending 6-0 loss to the visiting Panthers Nov. 1.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Thursday’s clash with Murfreesboro in the Lady Leopard Classic will be the first game for first year for De Queen senior girls coach Paul Dean.
HOT SPRINGS — Both Horatio teams finished in 21st place in the 1A-2A classification state cross country meet at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs Nov. 2.
HOT SPRINGS — De Queen’s cross country teams finished second and third in the class 4A state cross country meet on the Oaklawn Park infield Nov. 2.
TEXARKANA — Football season ended for De Queen at Texarkana as the Leopards fell to the Razorbacks of Arkansas High 42-9.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Special to the Bee
ACORN — In the final competition before state both De Queen senior high cross country teams took first at Acorn’s Tom Stuthard meet Oct. 24
ACORN — Horatio won the junior girls division of the Tom Stuthard cross county meet at Acorn with 25 points, well ahead of second place Mansfield’s 45.
Both both De Queen cross country teams won its fifth conference meet in five tries Oct. 22, but the first in class 4A.
ROSBORO — The Lions got off to a good start before things went downhill at Centerpoint. The home team took a 42-7 win over Horatio Oct. 26.
The De Queen football team's season ending game at Texarkana Friday will be an example of contrasts.
Phil Johnson, represented by his mother, Nita Johnson, (left) is the winner of last week’s football contest, taking home a check for $25 and t-shirt. With Nita Johnson is Jesus Rubio representing Baker’s Sales and Service, one of the contest sponsors. Runner-up last week was Johnny Chambers…
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Magnolia’s advantage in speed proved to be too much for the Leopards to overcome. The visitors downed De Queen 40-29 on the Leopards’ final home game of the season.
ARKADELPHIA — Neither De Queen team was pressed as the Leopards swept the 7AAA conference meet on the fabled Ouachita Baptist University course Oct. 22.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Magnolia's advantage in speed proved to be too much for the Leopards to overcome. The visitors downed De Queen 40-29 on the Leopards' final home game of the season.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Lakeside’s junior high team overwhelmed the Cubs. The visitors scored less than two minutes into the game and went on to lead 42-0 before winning 42-8.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Jessica Ugarte, left, is winner of last week’s football contest and was presented a check for $25 and t-shirt from Ned Hendrix, representing Horatio State Bank, one of the contest sponsors. Runner-up last week was Johnny Chambers and honorable mention went to Ethel Brizendine
Monday, October 22, 2018
Prescott is expected to make a deep run in post season football play-offs. The Curley Wolves did nothing to dispel that notion when they defeated Horatio 49-0 at Lion Stadium Oct. 19.
ACORN — It was a day of firsts for Horatio’s fledgling cross country program at Acorn Oct. 17.
HOT SPRINGS — The Leopards' fortunes were as dismal as the weather. De Queen lost at Lakeside 42-7 on a wet drizzly night that had little for Leopard fans to cheer about.
MENA — De Queen swept all four divisions at the Mena Lions Club cross country meet Oct. 9.
HOT SPRINGS — De Queen made the annual trip to the Lake Hamilton Invitational cross country meet Oct. 13 to experience the course that will host the state meet Nov. 2. Schools from all classifications come for that reason.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — De Queen entrants in the 4A state tennis tournament at Burns Park in North Little Rock had mixed results.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
For the second straight week, the Leopards will play on a new synthetic turf field. De Queen's football team will travel to Hot Springs Lakeside, which replaced Austin Field's first synthetic surface with its second over the summer.
Horatio snapped a two game losing streak with a win at Bismarck last Friday.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
MENA — Horatio had junior high and senior boys teams in the Mena cross country meet.
Monday, October 15, 2018
CAMDEN — Despite a De Queen lead that held up to the final seconds of the first half, Camden Fairview took advantage of its advantage in speed and depth to defeat the Leopards 49-28 at the Cardinal homecoming Oct. 12.
BISMARCK — Horatio stopped a two game skid and picked up a key conference win at Bismarck Oct. 12. The visitors fell behind in the first quarter but came back for an 18-13 victory.
Friday, October 12, 2018
The disputes that defined the teams that would enter the quarterfinals were so exciting that one might say, "it can be no more."
Amanda Kimmel, left, is winner of last week’s football contest and was presented a check for $25 and t-shirt from Tammy Soden, representing Rawls Furniture, one of the contest sponsors. Runner-up last week was Roy Rogers Jr.
HOT SPRINGS —De Queen’s junior high claimed its first win of the season Oct. 4 at Hot Springs. The Cubs downed the Trojans 29-26 in double overtime.
HARMONY GROVE — The first half was not bad, but the second half was. The Horatio juniors fell 30-0 at Harmony Grove in Ouachita County Oct. 4.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
De Queen will play the first of two straight road games Friday at Camden Fairview. The Leopards beat the Cardinals last season in a 24-21 thriller at De Queen.
It’s time for the annual clash of the prides. The Lions of Horatio will travel north Friday to face the Lions of Bismarck.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Youth Fun Nights at the Sevier County Fairgrounds will be held Oct. 27 and Nov. 17.
Greenwood’s Thrill of the Hill cross country meet lived up to its name, at least for De Queen. The course was indeed hilly, and the Leopards were thrilled to win all four divisions in the class 4A and under category.
Two touchdowns in the last five minutes, one by the defense, gave Hot Springs a 21-10 win over De Queen Oct. 5.
The 5AAA South conference includes three teams picked to finish the year in the class AAA top 10. For the second straight week Horatio played one of them. The Lions fell to visiting Camden Harmony Grove 41-0.
ARKADELPHIA — Alicia Salazar became the first De Queen girl to win a conference singles title when she took the championship at the 7AAAA tennis tournament Oct. 1 in Arkadelphia.
Friday, October 05, 2018
It was not the volume. It was the when and where. Brief rain showers, just enough to make the courts wet and slippery, disrupted De Queen’s last two tennis matches before the conference tournament.
Lauren Graham of De Queen takes a drink as she studies the next hole at the 5A state golf tournament Sept. 25 at Pea Ridge. The DHS freshman placed in the top third of finishers, completing the 18 hole course with a score of 112.
Eleven University of Arkansas Cossatot Colts Basketball players signed letters of intent at an event on Sept. 12 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
Horatio took a 22-14 overtime win over visiting Smackover in junior high football Sept. 27.
Thursday, October 04, 2018
The football Leopards will host Hot Springs Friday. This is a very different Trojan team than the Leopards have played in recent years.
Horatio has traded Harmony Groves.
De Queen Rotary Club held their 4th annual 5k race on Sept. 22. Each year the course is set in a different historical location. For 2018, the race began at old Oak Grove Bait shop and finished at Johnson Bridge. In spite of the rainy conditions, 15 local participants completed the course. Pr…
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
SMACKOVER — Horatio ran into a juggernaut at Smackover. The Buckeroos scored 29 points in the first quarter and defeated the Lions 56-0.